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Dec 18, 2012 7:00am EST
that nelson mandela once led. our bluebird -- our editor, john simpson. >> the first world. clean, tidy, prosperous. even the bicycles are the top of the range. the black middle class in south africa is now 3 million strong. this place is where the amc was founded centuries ago. today the leaders enjoy the trappings of power. they remain remarkably relaxed. not even the discovery of a white extremist a bomb plot will shake them. still, all is not well for the party. the affable president has been challenged by his deputy. the president himself has been strongly accused of corruption. >> we can stop corruption in its tracks. >> one senior figure things that the corruption comes because the movement has attracted the wrong sorts of people. >> it has become something where people feel they can accumulate wealth and create opportunities for themselves and their families. that is a detriment for the movement. >> it has been years since the historic deal between nelson mandela and the other regimes. >> corruption is now out of hand. the past five years have been bad for south africa. the unre
Dec 23, 2012 5:30pm PST
bronchitis. doctors say he needs to build up his energy before he can be released. doctors say nelson mandela, in the hospital now for two weeks is improving. he's 94 and recovering from a lung infection and gall stone surgery. also, queen elizabeth is a bit under the weather tonight, trying to get over a nasty cold before christmas. the 86-year-old had to skip church today, something that rarely happens. buckingham palace says she'll be back in church for services on christmas day. >>> in newtown, connecticut on this sunday, church leaders were given standing ovations at the st. rose of lima catholic church. mon senior robert weiss was thanked by his congregation for helping so many people through the horror of the sandy hook elementary school shootings. tonight we're noticing something very positive across the country in response to this story. here's mark greenblatt. >> reporter: an overwhelming river of giving now flows freely through the newtown post office. some send prayers, others much needed support. all the way from idaho, washington, and far beyond. >> i think i saw brazil, austral
Dec 24, 2012 4:00am PST
do. >>> and good morning, everybody. happy christmas eve. i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm brandi hitt, sitting in for paula faris today. >> right now, northern california is getting chance to dry out after blast of severe weather. >> last-minute shoppers in most of the country will have tranquil weather today with a notable exception. we begin with john schriffen. >> reporter: it's the christmas trip turned travel nightmare for drivers on the east and west coast. in northern california, with more snow expected to blanket the mountains, cars are having trouble staying on the roads. >> the roads are pretty bad. there's a lot of spinouts further east. there's definitely going to be chain control for the nest two days at least going into christmas. >> reporter: with warmer temperatures in the bay area, the pounding rain has been the big hazard. near san jose, this bad accident happened, after one driver going too fast skidded across five lanes crashing into the other. no one was hurt. >> people are still driving fast. you have to watch out for them and try to slow down a little bit and an
Dec 24, 2012 4:00pm PST
divided about its future. bbc news, cairo. >> the former president of south africa, nelson mandela, is said to be spending christmas in the hospital. he was admitted two weeks ago because of a lung infection, but while in the hospital, he was also treated for gallstones, and doctors say he is not quite ready to be allowed home. we resent this update from johannesburg. >> nelson mandela was admitted to the hospital, and now, it appears he will not be discharged in time for christmas. he is being treated for a lung infection in one week ago underwent a procedure to remove gall stones, but other than that, there is very little. jacob zuma has visited him several times and said that his condition had been serious but betty is responding to treatment. nonetheless, there is anxiety, because this is the longest time that nelson mandela has spent in the hospital. they have urged to keep him in thoughts and prayers. he is still seen by many as the father of the nation, and there is a huge amount of global interest in nelson mandela and concern about his health because he is still seen as a
Dec 12, 2012 1:00am PST
, this is senator ben nelson. a democrat from nebraska. senator nelson is retiring this year. he decided not to seek a third term. in most way we think about ben nelson is the conservative end of his party, the democratic party. on a more obvious level ben nelson is a cosmetic rival. the siller mane man is king. and that's all you need to know to understand what happened on the floor of the senate yesterday. >> i think if the truth were known, many, many senators would be very envious, as i am, and i would think the presiding officer, the hair of ben nelson's. >> the subject of harry reid's choosing, senator nelson's impressive hair, and there's almost no way we can improve on the ode to the nelson mane. so enjoy. >> one of the things we learn as little kids and as we get older, it's something we also must adhere to, and that's not be envious. envy isn't something that is becoming on a human, especially an adult. but i think if the truth were known, many, many senators would be very envious, as i am. and i would think the presiding officer about that hair of ben nelson's. i mean, that is a mob of re
Dec 22, 2012 4:00pm PST
to the iowa supreme court, the case is this woman, nelson worked for a dentist, for more than ten years. but near the end of her employment, she was told her clothing was tight, and distracting. mrs. nelson and her attorney are joining me by phone. ms. nelson thank you for coming on. >> you welcome, thanks for having me. >> you said it's been a tough couple of years, an interesting couple of years. you worked there for ten years, what changed? >> i have no idea. i thought everything was still the aim. i went to the work the same as i did every day, worked hard. enjoyed my job and one day it just came to a screeching halt. >> okay so what was your relationship? did you have a relationship with your boss other than a professional one? >> i would say probably we had more of a relationship. but i had a relationship with the rest of his family. and so did he with me over the -- >> i mean, you were not having an affair with your boss? >> absolutely not. i'm happily married. >> okay, so the court said in its decision, that it may be unfair but it's not unlawful. how do you feel about that? >>
Dec 10, 2012 12:00pm EST
-old nelson mandela. >> we will have the nicest of days out there. look at >> the government accused of opening fire in a colorado movie theaters expected to appear in court. james holmes was supposed to be held last month but was postponed because have to be taken to the hospital. he is facing murder and attempted murder charges connected to the delight shooting which killed 12 people and wounded 58 others. >> the ntsb will be helping with an investigation that killed jeaninnny rivera. it crashed minutes after takeoff. none survived. she sold 20 million albums after her career. she also starred in the reality television show. she leaves behind five children. she was 43 years old. >> a nelson mandela remains hospitalized. he is doing very well according to south africa's defense minister. >> here he is at his home several years ago. he has been in the hospital for three days. he is undergoing medical tests. she would not elaborate. statements say that he "is in good hands." it has been two weeks since fighting ended between israel and hamas that lie in the gaza strip is still far fro
Dec 24, 2012 6:00am EST
-- merry christmas. those are your tech bites, i am rob nelson. w=!n hey, look! a shooting star! make a wish! i wish we could lie here forever. i wish this test drive was over, so we could head back to the dealership. [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. test drive! but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a jetta. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new volkswagen. visit today. >>> people in chile and argentina are watching a volcano that stratels a border -- straddles a border. it has been seen spewing smoke and ash has been raining down. a red alert has been issued but no evacuations have been ordered. some have left on their own. last significant eruption was in 2000. >>> and they won't dream of a white christmas in oregon. they have it. look how pretty that looks. look at the ski resorts in mount hood. this is what the skiers and snow borders wanted. it's a winter wonderland. and i know a lot of you here in the area
Dec 23, 2012 12:00am PST
. plus, a true american icon, willie nelson back on the road again at nearly 80 years old. i'll ask him the big question, just how many girls has he lued before? >> the reason divorces are so expensive is they're worth it. diyou wake up this morning and have a -- you know? >> i probably did. i probably did. >> a tv icon, also making a mark as an activist and an author. and incredible work with st. jude's children's research hospital. a veritable legend. how do you feel about being called a legend? >> i don't relate to it. >> how do you see yourself now? do you see yourself as an entertainer, as a fundraiser? as an author. i know you contributed over 100 pieces to the aol site about women every month. >> well, i do a lot. i was on broadway. >> your husband phil donahue called you an imfuhr thought. your response? >> i like it. >> she was a great person. she had language, opinions. she was someone you could argue with. she had something to say, someone you could push back or bounce off of. and 32 years later. >> he's the cutest. he really is. >> he's a fascinating guy. i loved meetding hi
Dec 23, 2012 7:00am PST
ten years at a job she loved, melissa nelson was fired because her boss said she was too much of a temptation and a threat to his marriage. on friday, the all male iowa supreme court unanimously agreed with dentist james knight ruling employers can fire employees they see as an irresistible attraction. >> i'm devastated. i really am. >> reporter: the 32-year-old married mother of two says she saw her employer as a father figure and was shocked when dr. knight alleged ly confessed he couldn't be trusted around her. >> i was very surprised after working so many years side by side, i didn't have any idea that that would have crossed his mind. >> reporter: but according to court documents, knight admits he referenced nelson's infrequent sex life saying that's like having a lamborghini in the garage and never driving it but when knight was busted by his wife sending text messages to nelson, it was she who demanded the dental assistant be fired. nelson sued for gender discrimination arguing if she was a man she'd still have her job. >> i think that's absurd. i think the women in iow
Dec 5, 2012 3:00pm PST
lessened in 1805 when the british navy under admiral horatio nelson destroyed the combined french and spanish fleet at trafalgar off the coast of spain. that triumph was marred by nelson's death from a sniper's bullet. the nation both celebrated his victory and mourned his death for years. nelson's column, built in trafalgar square, commemorated his sacrifice in stone and bronze. turner painted a highly original re-creation of the decisive moment that claimed lord nelson's life, setting it amid the crushing congestion of towering masts, torn sails and the fog of cannon fire at precariously close quarters. the reviews were good. (reader) "mr. turner... has detailed the death of his hero, while he has suggested the whole of a great naval victory, which we believe has never before been successfully accomplished, if it has been before attempted, in a single picture." (narrator) the napoleonic war ended in 1815 at waterloo. the duke of wellington had called the battle "a damn close run-thing." the fragility of civilization intrigued turner throughout his career. the decline of the cart
Dec 23, 2012 2:00am PST
>> gabrielle douglas. plus, a true american icon, willie nelson back on the road again at nearly 80 years old. i'll ask him the big question, just how many girls has he loved before? >> the reason divorces are so expensive is they're worth it. the hits keep on coming for willie nelson, and not just his songs. did you wake up this morning and -- you know? >> i probably did. i probably did. >> a tv icon, also making a mark as an activist and an author. and incredible work with st. jude's children's research hospital. welcome to you. a veritable legend. how do you feel about being called a legend? >> i don't relate to it. >> how do you see yourself now? do you see yourself as an entertainer, as a fundraiser? as an author. i know you contributed over 100 pieces to the aol site about women every month. what do you see your role as these days? >> i am a woman interested in a lot of things. i did broadway, and played ellen barken's boss. i raise money for st. jude. >> your husband phil donahue called you an impure thought. your response? >> i like it. >> he said this about you. >> she had
Dec 9, 2012 4:00am PST
of kati and nelson mandela in there as well. >> we know nelson has gone to hospital apparently for routine testing but she tells a glorious story. she was with mandela who she calls the greatest statesman in the world when clinton was going through the crisis with monica lewinsky. kati writes, what is it with these americans? we like our men to be very ill. >> it's amazing she's being so frank and honest. i think a lot of people will connect. >> "paris: a love story." >>> we're talking about lady ga gaga. a tweet from her is causing a social media frenzy. but first what's coming up at the bottom of the hour on "sanjay gupta md." >> susan, i'm going to be talking with frankie mun easy, he's only 27 years old. >>> hoarding, those people who find themselves overwhelmed by clutter. all of this coming up at 7:30 a.m. eastern. me -- we're gonna save you money. with straight talk at walmart, you get unlimited talk, text and data for only $45 a month per phone. would we get the same coverage? same coverage on america's best networks. you saved $146.76 by switching to straight talk. awesome! now yo
Dec 9, 2012 11:30am PST
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Dec 28, 2012 11:35pm PST
of cards in 63 seconds. just one of the skills that makes nelson the reigning national memory champion. and here's the most amazing part. there is nothing extraordinary about his brain. >> ten of clubs. ace of spades. six of diamonds. >> reporter: do you have a photographic memory naturally? >> no. my memory is just average. >> reporter: it all began when his grandmother got alzheimer's and then he got scared. >> i was really kind of concerned for myself and what that might mean for me in the future. >> reporter: so in searching for mental drills on the internet, he stumbled into the world of memory competition. >> mental athletes, you may begin. >> reporter: and realized that all these elite mental athletes are also ordinary people with ordinary brains but they have all learned an ancient but amazingly simple technique. once you have it down, he says that you too might be able to memorize the zip codes of a few dozen complete strangers in times square. >> how about lightning bolt? >> this guy, 02694. 06878. >> reporter: the key is to associate vivid mental images with mundane names or
Dec 8, 2012 5:30pm PST
. >>> while former south african president nelson mandela is spending the night in the hospital. >> they didn't think of the consequences afterwards. >> more fallout and anger with the nurse connected to the princess kate middleton. the hospital is now responding where she worked. well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv with a total home dvr included free for life. only $29 a month for six months. hospitalized for tests. offici >>> former south african president nelson mandela has been hospitalized for tests. officials say there's no cause for alarm over his health and that the treatment he's receiving is quote consistent for his age. the antiapartheid freedom fighter a94 years old and has been in frail health for some time. mandell la spent 27 years in prison fighting racist white ru
Dec 15, 2012 5:30pm PST
of sciences, karen nelson is keeping daughter michaela close. >> i just explained to her there's bad people in the world and this man actually young guy took innocent little lives from young little people. >> reporter: at the elite salon in daly city the hairstylists often bring their children to work with them. she greets her granddaughter with a kiss, her tender age keeping her safe from the awful truth. >> i wouldn't tell her. she is too young. i can't imagine being one of those parents. is it safe nowadays you know taking them to school? walking them to school? you know, they're precious. >> reporter: reporting from the peninsula, patrick sedillo, cbs 5. >> secretary of state hillary clinton is recovering at home after fainting. she also suffered a concussion from hitting her head. clinton cancelled an overseas trip last week because she was ill with a stomach virus. the state department said she was dehydrated from the virus and fainted. she is being monitored by doctors and is working from home. she won't testify at congressional hearings on thursday because of her illness, about the
Dec 27, 2012 5:30am PST
africa pose a former leader nelson mandela has been discharged from hospital. these are the latest pictures. the 94-year-old was in the hospital almost three weeks from a lung infection but will continue treatment and home. now this reports from johannesburg. >> the news that former president nelson mandela has been discharged from hospital will be very welcome news in south africa, where he is adored by millions of people. beloved by millions more people around the world as a global icahn, the country's first black president, a man who sacrificed much in his life, spending 27 years in prison, much of it on robin island, for his part in trying to bring about an end to the apartheid government here. >> former u.s. president george h. w. bush is in hospital intensive care. the 88-year-old has a fever. his spokesman says that he is still alert and talking to his doctors but he has been battling bronchitis' more than a month. president obama has cut short his christmas holiday and is on his way back to washington for the fiscal cliff talks. without a deal, budget cuts and tax rises wil
Dec 25, 2012 6:30pm PST
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Dec 18, 2012 4:00pm PST
the historic district -- the agreement between nelson mandela and the anc and the de klerk regime. today, declerck speaks about mandela with affection and respect. not so about president zuma. >> corruption is out of hand. the first five years have been bad for south africa. the unresolved allegations of corruption has made him unsuitable as the leader for the next seven years in south of the crop. -- south africa. >> only a short drive from the anc's conference call is this place, a depressing squatter camp. a single tap serves 700 people here. corruption is not the anc's only failing. it has failed also to sort out key problems like this one. squatter camps are supposed to be phased out in just two years, but it is obviously not going to happen. no one from the anc has been near this place. >> we do suffer living in this place. we suffer with water. we have got nothing here. >> does not how the founding father of the new south africa wants things to be. but nelson mandela poses a real achievement is the normality, the ordinariness of everything here. people used to be afraid that when
Dec 11, 2012 4:00pm PST
america. nelson mandela fight the long infection and the world waits to hear more about his condition. for the last two weeks, a volcano in russia has erupted. the country's far eastern peninsula is one of the world's most volcanic regions. the local people have been fleeing with the latest activity. the first time, it has been spewing hot lava in nearly four decades. >> fire from the frozen earth. the volcano last erupted 36 years ago and this time it is the biggest ever. 200 tons of law but is pouring out. destroying a nearby scientific camps. 29 active volcanoes. it is such a pristine landscape that is listed as a world heritage site and it is not usually quite this dramatic. >> i was in shock and it looks like some sort of armageddon. the way the law but is slowing down towards you, as high as a five story house. >> the threat level has been downgraded from red orange. emergency services are taking the situation seriously. warning local residents to stay vigilant. for those living in the shadow of the volcano, they are not taking any chances. >> we are ready to go at any time. >>
Dec 24, 2012 4:30am EST
still holding on to some hope. in the efc, ben roethlisberger was intercepted by snaetd's reggie nelson who -- update's reggie nelson who returned the ball to the 45 yard line with only 14 seconds to play. on the next play, andy dalton found a.j. greene for another 21 yards. the bengals ended pittsburgh's playoff hopes when josh brown's 43-yard field goal locked it up for cincinnati with the 13-10 victory. >>> finally, the only thing left to decide in the afc is who will get a first round bye in the playoffs. if houston or denver lose, new england can move up with a win. baltimore is the fourth seed at the moment. indianapolis and cincinnati will be the wild card teams. >>> just ahead, rihanna's massive donation. and which "real housewives" star and her husband are calling it quits. >>> plus, tom cruise gets an unexpected trashing from bilbo and friends next. >>> i'm master sergeant wales in southwest asia. i'd like to say hello to my daughters in crestview, florida. i love you and miss you and will see you soon. >> i'm lieutenant colonel john walsh in kabul, afghanistan. i'd like to wi
Dec 26, 2012 11:00pm EST
suspicious behavior. did ms. pert nelson mandela. the 94-year-old has been -- good news for nelson mandela. the 94 year old has been released from hospital. a spokesperson says he will receive more medical treatment at his home in johannesburg until a fully recovers. today marks the first night of quanta -- kwanazaa. celebrate african-american culture and heritage. each seven days are dedicated to a core principle. tonight centers on unity. kwanzaa culminates with a feast and gift giving. santa left something special in missouri. the newborns were wrapped in christmas stockings this year. the hospital says it creates a warm and festive environment for families at a hospital. that is really cute. sometimes to attract the ladies', a direct approach may work best. you cannot get much more blunt than 82-year-old sandy of oregon. he wants a wife and wants everyone to know it. he figures an unconventional approach may work a dent in his favor. he often forgets he is wearing the sign. >> i'd like to apply for your leftovers. of ladies? you're looking for a wide? >> oh, yes. >> the lucky lady must
Dec 10, 2012 4:00am EST
, paula faris is off. >> i'm john muller in for rob nelson. >>> we begin this monday with daring u.s. military raid thaet saved the life of an american doctor held hostage in afghanistan. it cost a member of the elite s.e.a.l. team six. >> the president said he and his teammates remind us once more of the selfless service that allows our country to stay strong, safe, and free. >> leon panetta added in this fallen hero and our special operator, americans see the highest ideals of citizenship, sacrifice and service upheld. >> reporter: it happened under the cover of darkness. to rescue this man, philip jose joseph, an american doctor working for morning star development. >> it's team with lots of training on hostage rescues. until you get in there and do it, you don't know what you'll find. >> reporter: two colleagues and the doctor were returns from a medical facility when they were kidnapped. they were taken to a mountainous region close to the pakistan border. the afghan captives were released. joseph wasn't. when u.s. intelligence showed joseph's life was in imminent danger, they
Dec 7, 2012 5:30am EST
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Dec 25, 2012 6:00pm PST
thing. she looks innocent but here it is. question number three, george baby face nelson was portray gey movie. >> george nelson it's a pleasure. [inaudible] will you, buddy? [gunfire] >> all right. that's a crazy cohen brothers there that movie. to this day, baby-faced nelson still holds what dubious distinction in american history? and the answer is, correct, kill the most fbi agents. three questions, three correct answers. i don't think that has ever happened before. , ladies and gentlemen. should why quit while we are ahead? >> good night, everybody. >> bill: this is the easiest question coming up. al capone, one of >> i want that son of a bitch dead. i want him g.e.d. dead. i don't care what [bleep]. did i ask you what you are trying to do? did i ask what you are trying to do? >> please. >> i want you to get the [bleep] where he breets. i want you to want him dead. i want his family dead. >> bill: sounds like a factor. [ laughter ] just kidding. for you media matters people get that right up on your web site. capone was eventually busted for tax evasion and became one of the earlies
Dec 24, 2012 5:30pm PST
of the shadows. hi! how are you? [ male announcer ] learn more at [ laughs ] hey! >> glor: nelson mandela' >> glor: nelson mandela's hospital stay has been extended. he have will to >>> nelson mandela's hospital stay has been extended through christmas. the officials say he is responding to treatment. a prayer service was held today for him. the former south african president, 94, has been fighting a lung infection and gal stones. >>> the first president bush will spend christmas in the hospital in houston. bush who is 88 has been battling a cough for weeks and developed a fever over the weekend. we got worded to that actor yak klugman has died. most notably in the odd couple. he won two emmys playing the sloppy sports writer with his roommate. in the 80s he lost his voice to throat cancer but trained himself to speak again. he was 90. >>> at the vatican, pope den ticket celebrated christmas eve mass. benedict is 85. he urged people to slow down and spend more time with god and less time using high-tech gadgets. on a somewhat related note for the first time ever britain's queen el
Dec 9, 2012 6:00pm PST
. >> glor: back overseas south africa's former president nelson mandela remains in the hospital tonight. and as mark phillips reports the entire country is holding its breath. >> reporter: when the much respected man seen as the savior of his country is rushed to the hospital, it's a question of hold the front page. nelson mandela was brought to this military hospital in the capitol pretoria for what is being described as a routine visit, tests, nothing to be alarmed about, the south african government says. but there's no such thing as routine for a 94-year-old man known to be in frail health. and people are worried. >> we are praying that he gets well soon and back strong again soon. >> we hope that everything goes well. and that-- that the tests come out positive. >> reporter: normally mandela spends his time at his home village about 500 miles away. this was him at his 94th birthday celebration last july when he seemed physically well if mentally a little detached at the time. but now he's in the hospital again, and a security court has been set up. south africa's current president
Dec 28, 2012 4:00pm PST
that nelson mandela is close to death, his family says he is at home doing well following gallstone surgery. robyn curnow spoke to mandela's granddaughter a short while ago and i asked what else she learned about nelson mandela's health. >> this is the first time we've heard from anybody close to nelson mandela since he was hospitalizeded in early december. there's been secrecy about his condition so no doubt many will be relieved to hear his granddaughter say he's cheerful in good spirits. sitting up, waving at the kids, smiling at the kid is, very alert. >> his granddaughter addressed the rumors nelson mandela was sent home by his doctors to die. she says this was not the case and the family and nelson mandela deserved both privacy and respect. >> thank you. >>> our fifth story "outfront" tonight. before a big fight, boxer mohammad ali used to say, we're going to get it on because we don't get along. and the same is true in political rivalries today. after a bruising election year, our station's star politicians are getting ready for new fights in the 2013. they're dusting off their glove
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